If you have additional questions, please contact MBAadmissions@kellogg.northwestern.edu.
Kellogg is planning to start face-to-face for fall quarter. Students will need to be in Evanston by August 28 for CIM and classes will begin face-to-face on September 21 with a virtual option for anyone that can’t get to Evanston by those date or prefers to take classes remotely. We are monitoring the impact of COVID-19 and will update as you soon as we know if there are any changes to this plan.
Kellogg is monitoring the latest from US federal and state government around visa availability and will continue to communicate updates as we learn more. If you are unable to get a visa in time to move to Evanston, you will have two options:
We will be hosting a variety of our virtual events, such as an information session with our admissions staff, coffee chats with current students/alumni and inspiring lectures with professors. Additionally, blog posts written by Kellogg senior leaders, admission team members, current students and recent alumni might allow you to get a better feel of the student experience.
With no campus/classroom visits due to COVID-19, we are bringing Kellogg to you through a series of videos–featuring students, faculty and staff, as well as a tour of our flagship building, the Global Hub. Starting in August, applicants will have access to recently recorded videos of classes to get an inside look into the Kellogg class experience.
We encourage all applicants to apply in their desired round to begin the initial review process. If an applicant experiences challenges accessing testing due to COVID-19; we will work with them 1:1 to navigate next steps based on their unique situation.
Yes, Kellogg always seeks to interview all applicants as part of our holistic evaluation process. Due to unprecedented circumstances of COVID-19, limitations on travel, and social distancing requirements varying widely across the globe, we have adapted our interview process and the interviews will be virtual this year.
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Yes, beginning March 15, 2020, we will be conducting all interviews virtually. When you submit your application, you can schedule your interview through the online portal. Please contact our Admission Managers at email@example.com if you have any questions regarding your upcoming virtual interview.
No, for the Executive MBA application, all requirements must be filled. However, there have been modifications.
No, our admissions deadlines remain the same. The deadlines for our January 2021 cohort are August 19, 2020 for Round 1 and October 7, 2020 for Round 2.
A great way to learn about Kellogg’s EMBA program is through our virtual events, such as an information session with our admissions staff. Additionally, blog posts written by current EMBA students might allow you to get a better feel of the student experience.
Additionally, there are multiple resources for you to get a feel for our multiple campuses and buildings.
Visit this page to request updated communications on EMBA.
We are planning for our September cohort to being on-time and in-person. However, we are exploring different scenarios – in person, virtual and a hybrid approach – as the university makes decisions in accordance with CDC guidelines and state orders.
We will have virtual options for anyone who cannot make it in-person. Safety and health is our top priority.
In order to make the cost of education more manageable, the Executive MBA Program offers limited scholarships and fellowships to admitted students each year. Please note that admitted students are required to complete an application for scholarship consideration. Explore the types of scholarships available and consider outside scholarship sources listed as well.
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Yes, beginning March 15, 2020, we will be conducting all interviews virtually and we strive to interview as many candidates as possible. After submitting your application, a member of the admissions team will reach out to schedule an interview. Please contact our team at email@example.com you have any questions regarding your upcoming virtual interview.
A great way to learn about Kellogg’s Evening & Weekend program is through our virtual events, such as an information session with our admissions staff. Additionally, blog posts written by current Evening & Weekend students might allow you to get a better feel of the student experience.
Visit this page to request updated communications on the Evening & Weekend MBA program.
Yes. We understand that a loss of a job during this time might not be a reflection of performance, but of the economy. Kellogg is empathetic to this fact and will continue to look holistically at the applicant and their overall career performance and aspirations. We encourage you to use optional essay #3 to provide information on your current job situation if you have suffered a job loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, you can give more context in your interview.
Yes. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic all Executive Education programs for fall 2020 are running as live virtual programs. Please reference the program finders for Executive Education individual and nonprofit programs for the most up to date information on available programming. All online programs are still running as scheduled.
All decisions will be made on July 29, 2020.
We will continue to interview, but all interviews will now be virtual.
As of March 16, 2020 the PhD Program team has been working remotely. We remain committed to assisting you in every way. Our official working hours will be 9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. CT.
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Please consult The Graduate School’s website, which includes an FAQ section that provides continual updates to the graduate student community regarding COVID-19.